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  1. 1. My Culture By Mayur Mistry
  2. 2. Indian Traditions <ul><li>Lighting Lamp In almost every Indian household, a lamp is lighted before the altar of God in the morning. Some people light the lamp in evening also. </li></ul><ul><li>Birth Ceremony A priest tells the first letter from which the name of the child should start when it is born. </li></ul><ul><li>Death Ceremony After a person passes away, the cremation is done according to certain rituals. The rituals continue a few days after the death. </li></ul><ul><li>Wedding Ceremony Weddings are conducted in India with great a big deal, following various customs and rituals. </li></ul><ul><li>The wedding is a 3 - 4 or even more days. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Indian Festivals <ul><li>Diwali Diwali is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. </li></ul><ul><li>Holi </li></ul><ul><li>Holi is a popular spring festival. Holi commemorates the slaying of the demoness Holika. </li></ul><ul><li>Guru Purnima Guru Purnima is the day, disciples pay respect to their Guru (Spiritual Guide). </li></ul><ul><li>Ram Navami Ram Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama </li></ul><ul><li>Raksha Bandhan Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravan </li></ul>
  4. 4. Indian Religions Indian religions are Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism. <ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism is the main and native religious tradition of South Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Jainism Jainism is an Indian religion that shows a path to non-violence towards all living things </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism Buddhism is a religion surrounding a variety of traditions and beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Sikhism Sikhism is a religion founded in fifteenth century Punjab </li></ul>
  5. 5. Indian Cities <ul><li>Mumbai Mumbai is the most populous city in India with a population of approximately 12.5 million. </li></ul><ul><li>Delhi Delhi is the second-largest city by population in India. </li></ul><ul><li>Bangalore Bangalore is India's third most populous city. </li></ul><ul><li>Kolkata Kolkata is India's forth most populous city </li></ul><ul><li>Agra Agra's Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Indian Art <ul><li>Indian Art is the art produced on the Indian subcontinent from about the 3rd millennium BC to modern times </li></ul><ul><li>Jewellery The Indian legacy of jewellery-making, with a history of over 5,000 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Bronze sculptures The Chola period is also remarkable for its sculptures and bronzes. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Fresco Methods of Indian cliff painting gradually evolved throughout many thousands of years </li></ul><ul><li>Music The music of India includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, and classical music. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Indian Sports <ul><li>Cricket Cricket has a long history in India and is the national and most popular sport by a wide boundary in India. </li></ul><ul><li>Field hockey Field hockey is the official national Sport in India. </li></ul><ul><li>Badminton Badminton is a popular Sport in India. </li></ul><ul><li>Netball Netball is a popular Sport in India among Indian women. </li></ul><ul><li>Kabaddi Kabaddi is a popular sport in India. It is one of the most popular sports in India played mainly among people in villages </li></ul>
  8. 8. Indian Cuisine <ul><li>Indian cooking derives from a 5000-year-old timeline. </li></ul><ul><li>Hindu beliefs and culture have played an influential role in the evolution of Indian cuisine </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Cooking has however evolved significantly over time </li></ul><ul><li>Varying influences brought into the country by the various rulers and travellers. </li></ul><ul><li>This is very apparent in some of the unique regional cuisines. </li></ul>